Be more involved in the Market by joining one of the groups below or attending one of their meetings or events.
PIKE PLACE MARKET CONSTITUENCY
Established in the 1973 PDA charter, the Pike Place Market Constituency exercises the public's oversight of the Market. The Constituency works to keep Market management responsible and accountable, and acts as an advisory and lobbying group to the PDA and the Seattle City Council. The Constituency elects one member to the PDA Council each year. Constituency membership is open to anyone who lives in Washington State, is 16 years old or older, and pays $1 yearly dues. Information about the Constituency--such as meeting schedules, minutes and bylaws, and how to join--is available on their website. Membership registration cards are also available at the PDA office.
PIKE PLACE PRODUCERS
The Pike Place Producers support the crafts producers of the Pike Place Market through social media marketing opportunities. They also provide a forum for their customers to learn more about the Market, the Market's artists, and their products. Read their blog
PIKE PLACE MERCHANTS ASSOCIATIONS
The Pike Place Merchants Association grew out of the original Farm Association established in the 1920s. The Merchants Association advocates for and serves its members by providing access to professional legal, accounting, bookkeeping and insurance services. Since 1974, the Association has published the monthly Pike Place Market News. For more information, call (206) 587-0351.
The Daystall Tenants Association (DTA) was formed to preserve the dignity and character of the Pike Place Market, specifically for the artists, farmers, agents, performers of the Market community. For more information, call (206) 632-5230.
FRIENDS OF THE MARKET
Formed in 1964 to campaign to “Keep the Market” when urban renewal developers sought to destroy it, the group Friends of the Market continues to serve as an advocate of the Pike Place Market. Their events and programs support their mission of educating the public about the Market and promoting the Market’s history and traditions. For more information, please visit their website.